2020 Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache

R150.00

2020 Swartland Stories Shiraz / Pinotage / Grenache

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Description

VINTAGE: 2020

WINE OF ORIGIN: SWARTLAND

WINE ELABORATION:
Manual harvesting of grapes. Fermentation maintained at a controlled temperature (26-28 °C) in an open tank wetting the cap with three daily pump-overs. Natural malolactic fermentation.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Varietal composition: 45% Shiraz / 40% Pinotage / 15% Grenache
Type of wine: Red
Geographical location: Riebeekberg
Vineyard: Trellised, 8 tons/ hectare
Alcohol: 14.8%
Total acidity: 5.5 g/L
pH: 3.61
Volatile acidity: 0.53 g/l
Residual sugar: 3.1 g/l

TASTING NOTES:
Deep red colour with very intense violet reflections. Aromas of ripe red fruits and black current with an elegant smokey, vanilla and chocolate touch. Mouth feel shows good volume and round, sweet, persistent tannins.
Serving temperature: 18°C

SERVING SUGGESTION:
Most enjoyable with spicy pâtés, roast beef or lamb.

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